Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!


Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

The Role Models

Role Model Detty Berta smiling at camera
Angela Lötscher

Role Model:
Detty Berta

Detty’s journey led her from medicine to combining pharmaceutical science with tech, pharma leadership to Chief Strategy Officer, and finally to founding her own specialty consultancy company. She openly shares her experiences and insights as a successful professional, leader and transgender woman… Read More

Role Model Eva Selamlar
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model:
Eva Selamlar

Eva Selamlar-Leuthold is committed to innovation and has headed the Head Financial Innovation Desk at the Swiss Confederation since September. When it comes to promoting women, she started at a young age… Read More

Role Model Theresa Pham
Tanja Koch

Role Model:
Theresa Pham

Born in Northern Germany and raised in a Vietnamese family, Theresa Pham embarked on a diverse journey across Europe. From Unilever internship to entrepreneur, she shares insights on personal experiences, tech, routines and her role models… Read More

Role Model Maja Stamenkovic
Tanja Koch

Role Model:
Maja Stamenkovic

Maja holds a Master’s in Computer Science, has a passion for solving problems, and is an IT consultant in Zurich. She advocates for women in tech, promoting bravery and seeking supportive role models… Read More

role Model Ipek Sahiner Schlecht
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Ipek Sahiner Schlecht

Ipek studied Computer Engineering at Istanbul University, worked in telecom and is now COO at Profila, a customer data relationship and permission marketing platform … Read More

Role Model Carmen Jenny
Tanja Koch

Role Model:
Carmen Jenny

To Carmen, it is all about circularity, fashion and tech and to bridge more than one gap by growing a network of innovators, fashion experts, thought leaders and consumers… Read More

Image of Role Model Carolin Maier
Tanja Koch

Role Model: Carolin Maier

Exposure to a future-oriented, solution-focused approach to problem-solving ignited Carolin’s passion for technology, fueled her desire to learn more, and eventually lead her to found her own industrial tech startup together with two like-minded co-founders… Read More

Image of Role Model Lidia Panio
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Lidia Panio

Lidia grew up surrounded by tech, was 19 years old when she dissected her first banking software and later on decided to devote herself solely to interface design – and she has some great tips to share… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Diversity Advent Calendar 2023

We proudly present our Diversity Advent Calendar 2023 with awesome tips around diversity and inclusion. Get ready to add an equality spirit to the holidays and celebrate everyone’s uniqueness… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Thriving in the Face of Ladder-Kickers

Let’s look into an unpleasant aspect of the professional journey: thriving despite the presence of ladder-kickers. We have 10 tips that will help you to overcome obstacles and carve our own way… Read More

featured image of article "The Rise of the Rapunzulas" about emowering women and helping others climb the ladder. blue background. blond hair and hands climing up
Angela Lötscher

The Rise of the Rapunzulas

Rapunzulas are women who have climbed the ladder of success and, instead of kicking it away, actively create pathways for others to follow. Learn how to be one yourself… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Impostor Syndrome: Employee Empowerment Strategies

Impostor Syndrome is not an issue that employees should bear the burden of solving on their own. Cultivating a culture that actively prevents Impostor Syndrome is a fundamental part of an employer’s duty to care for their employees’ well-being and ensure their long-term success… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Breaking down Communication Barriers

Diversity and inclusion have become key priorities for many, but one significant obstacle stands in the way: communication barriers. We’ll explain how to break them down… Read More



From Our Events

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Janine Fuchs

Opening Doors with Curiosity and Code

We Shape Tech and Master 21.Academy opened the doors in the second week of October 2019 for their fourth annual “Keep calm and learn how to code during CodeWeekEU” evening… Read More

The Lifecycle of Innovation event by We Shape Tech showing people sitting in the arena and listening to the panel.
Janine Fuchs

The Lifecycle of Innovation

Today we had the great pleasure to host our community event “The Lifecycle of Innovation” in the premises of the startup Avrios… Read More

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Janine Fuchs

Future Trends of Urban Mobility

We had the great pleasure to host the event ‘Future Trends of Urban Mobility’. We’re still delighted thinking back on the insightful talks and different perspectives discussed … Read More



From Our Newsletter

Tips, Tricks & Hacks

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Sandra Oh Lin

Sandra Oh Lin’s mission is dedicated to children – she wants millions of children to develop creativity and problem-solving skills through STEM-based activities and art… Read More

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Work culture

Complex business environments, incl. hybrid and flexible working options embrace new solutions to win the right talent, retain employees and foster team connections… Read More

Featured impage of podcast series "The Future of Everything" for reccommended episode "Building the Metaverse and the Future of the Internet"

Going Electric?

Sustainability in electricity is a more topical issue than ever. Do you want to go electric? Then maybe we need to dig a little deeper…… Read More

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AI-Assisted Coding

Thoughtworks’ Technology Podcast explores the real-world impact of generative AI in software development. Hosts Prem Chandrasekaran and Neal Ford, alongside Chief of AI Mike Mason and Global Lead Birgitta Böckeler, dissect its current applications, effectiveness, and influence on developer practices. Dive into the nuanced reality of AI’s role in shaping workflows… Read More

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